Definitions for crumbkrʌm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crumbkrʌm(n.)

  1. a small particle of bread, cake, etc., that has broken off.

  2. a fragment of anything; bit.

  3. the soft inner portion of bread

    Category: Cooking

    Ref: (disting. from crust )

  4. crumbs, a cake topping made of sugar, flour, butter, and spice.

    Category: Cooking

  5. Slang. a contemptible person.

    Category: Status (usage)

  6. (v.t.)(in cooking) to top, coat, or prepare with crumbs.

    Category: Cooking

  7. to break into crumbs.

  8. to remove crumbs from.

Origin of crumb:

bef. 1000; OE cruma; akin to MHG krume crumb

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crumb(noun)

    a very small quantity of something

    "he gave only a crumb of information about his plans"; "there were few crumbs of comfort in the report"

  2. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)

    a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

    "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

  3. crumb(verb)

    small piece of e.g. bread or cake

  4. crumb(verb)

    coat with bread crumbs

    "crumb a cutlet"

  5. crumb(verb)

    break into crumbs

  6. crumb(verb)

    remove crumbs from

    "crumb the table"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. crumb(noun)ʌm

    a small piece of dry food

    bread crumbs

Wiktionary

  1. crumb(Noun)

    A small piece of baked food (such as cake, biscuit or bread).

    The pigeons were quite happily picking at bread crumbs on the ground.

  2. crumb(Noun)

    A bit, small amount.

    a crumb of comfort

  3. crumb(Noun)

    The soft internal portion of bread, surrounded by crust.

  4. crumb(Noun)

    A mixture of sugar, cocoa and milk, used to make industrial chocolate

  5. crumb(Noun)

    A nobody, worthless person.

  6. crumb(Noun)

    A body louse.

  7. crumb(Verb)

    To cover with crumbs.

  8. Origin: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crumb(noun)

    a small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off

  2. Crumb(noun)

    fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort

  3. Crumb(noun)

    the soft part of bread

  4. Crumb(verb)

    to break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread

Freebase

  1. Crumb

    Crumb is a 1994 documentary film about the noted underground cartoonist Robert Crumb and his family. Directed by Terry Zwigoff and produced by Lynn O'Donnell, it won widespread acclaim. It was released in the USA on April 28, 1995, having been screened at film festivals the previous year. Jeffery M. Anderson placed the film on his list of the ten greatest films of all time, labeling it "the greatest documentary ever made."

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. crumb

    Two binary digits; a quad. Larger than a bit, smaller than a nybble. Considered silly. Syn. tayste. General discussion of such terms is under nybble.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

crumb(noun)

a tiny piece, especially of bread

She puts crumbs for the birds on her window-sill.

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